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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
To: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-mm@kvack.org,
	penberg@kernel.org, iamjoonsoo@lge.com,
	Jesper Dangaard Brouer <brouer@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [RFC 0/3] Slab allocator array operations
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:57:34 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20150123145734.aa3c6c6e7432bc3534f2c4cc@linux-foundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20150123213727.142554068@linux.com>

On Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:37:27 -0600 Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com> wrote:

> Attached a series of 3 patches to implement functionality to allocate
> arrays of pointers to slab objects. This can be used by the slab
> allocators to offer more optimized allocation and free paths.

What's the driver for this?  The networking people, I think?  If so,
some discussion about that would be useful: who is involved, why they
have this need, who are the people we need to bug to get it tested,
whether this implementation is found adequate, etc.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2015-01-23 22:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-01-23 21:37 Christoph Lameter
2015-01-23 21:37 ` [RFC 1/3] Slab infrastructure for " Christoph Lameter
2015-01-27  8:21   ` Joonsoo Kim
2015-01-27 16:57     ` Christoph Lameter
2015-01-28  1:33       ` Joonsoo Kim
2015-01-28 15:30         ` Christoph Lameter
2015-01-29  7:44           ` Joonsoo Kim
2015-02-03 22:55             ` Jesper Dangaard Brouer
2015-01-23 21:37 ` [RFC 2/3] slub: Support " Christoph Lameter
2015-01-23 21:37 ` [RFC 3/3] Array alloc test code Christoph Lameter
2015-01-23 22:57 ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2015-01-24  0:28   ` [RFC 0/3] Slab allocator array operations Christoph Lameter
2015-02-03 23:19     ` Jesper Dangaard Brouer
2015-02-06 18:39       ` Christoph Lameter

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